: having rose-colored cheeks

Word History


rose entry 2 + -cheeked having (such) cheeks (from cheek + -ed)

First Known Use

1593, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rose-cheeked was in 1593

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“Rose-cheeked.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2023.

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